Feb. 02/16

Scuba divers and ocean lovers will be able to immerse themselves in the wonders of the ocean without getting their fins and feet wet this March as the Ocean Film Festival kicks off its 2016 World Tour in Australia.

Celebrating its fourth anniversary and hitting a record number of venues, the festival will showcase some of the world's most captivating ocean-themed short films. Each of the selected films conveys a deep respect and appreciation for the world’s oceans and the creatures that call them home.

Jan. 05/15

The New Year is a time for celebration and looking toward the future with hope. Although the recent reports on the state of our oceans doesn’t give much hope for the future of our blue planet, there is a growing realization among world leaders that the ocean needs urgent action. 

Jun. 27/13

Scientists have discovered a diverse multitude of microbes colonizing and thriving on flecks of plastic that have polluted the oceans—a vast new human-made flotilla of microbial communities that they have dubbed the "plastisphere."

Sep. 15/12
Mangrove Bay
32° 18' 14.0976" N, 64° 51' 54.3996" W
Calling All Ocean Heroes – Let’s Take Action!   September 15th is KBB's Annual Island-Wide Marine Clean Up Day. Join voulenteers and divers from  Keep Bermuda Beautiful, Bermuda Ocean Explorers, Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences, Bermuda Sub-Aqua Club and Bermuda Marine Debris Taskforce, as we come together to clean up Mangrove Bay.   This event is going to take place at Mangrove Bay in Somerset on  Saturday, September 15, starting at 10:00 a.m. and ending at 1:00 p.m. MORE
Aug. 12/12

The United Nations has launched a new "Oceans Compact" to combat pollution, over-fishing and rising sea levels.

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today launched a new initiative to protect the oceans and the people whose livelihoods depend on it, and called on countries to work together to achieve a more sustainable management of this precious resource and address the threats it is currently facing.

"The seas and oceans host some of the most vulnerable and important ecosystems on Earth, but the diversity of life they host is under ever-increasing strain," Mr. MORE

Jun. 15/12

World leaders have made pitiful progress on their guarantee to protect global oceans from overfishing and other threats.

In a paper published today (Friday 15th June) in Science, the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) and world renowned researchers have reviewed commitments made by governments to protect the world's oceans and shown that there has been little success over the past 20 years.

Jun. 23/12
Hamilton, Bermuda
Front Street
Hamilton HM11
32° 17' 30.4764" N, 64° 47' 8.5236" W


Join Bermuda Ocean Explorers on their 1st Annual Sunset Cruise on Saturday, June 23rd aboard the 70’ Ubervida party catamaran.

Meet at the #1 Shed Dock on Saturday, June 23rd at 6:30 p.m. for 7:00 p.m. departure for 3 hours on the ocean featuring cash bar, dinner, music, live entertainment, dancing and free giveaways.

May. 09/12

Sharp increase of small plastic debris in the 'Garbage Patch' could have ecosystem-wide consequences.

A 100-fold upsurge in human-produced plastic garbage in the ocean is altering habitats in the marine environment, according to a new study led by a graduate student researcher at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego.

Feb. 13/12

In the spirit of Valentine's Day, Project AWARE was pondering the many ways we love you - the passionate ocean advocate. We're so thrilled to be partners with you in this global movement to protect the ocean. We realize that the ocean loves and provides for us in so many ways too. This year, why not express our love for the ocean on Valentine's Day?

Jan. 12/12

Today, the Obama Administration released a National Ocean Policy action plan to address the most pressing challenges facing ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes resources. MORE